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Major Excitement for Monet Exhibition in China

Notwithstanding its location in a commercial shopping mall, the first major exhibition of Monet paintings in China offers encouraging signs for Western art appreciation...

April 8: Sotheby’s Orientalist Art Auction

An Orientalist art sale at Sotheby’s, London, features important artworks by Ludwig Deutsch, David Roberts, Etienne Dinet, and Jean-Léon Gérôme.   The Orientalist Sale, hosted by...

April 8: Bonhams California & Western Art Auction

Guy Rose, Granville Redmond, Edgar Payne, and other major figures in California Impressionism will be represented at Bonhams’ auction on April 8.   Bonhams’ California &...

April 24: Poe-Inspired Artwork at Edgar Allan Poe Museum

A group of contemporary realist painters takes on the dark themes of Edgar Allan Poe for the group exhibition “Into that Darkness Peering.”   The Edgar...

April 1: Bonhams “Made in California” Art Auction

Bonhams offers a selection of contemporary art from California artists such as Ruth Asawa, Robert Graham, and Frank Lobdell.   Bonhams’ “Made in California” art auction...

EXHIBITION: “Mood Makers: Watercolor and Oil Plein Air Painters,” at the Dancing Crane Gallery

A gallery in Bradenton, Florida, is focusing on plein air work from the Gulf Coast and New England in a new show on view...

Getting to Know the Father of British Landscape Painting

As a painter and tutor of international fame, Richard Wilson was an essential figure in the development of 18th-century European landscape painting.    British landscape painter...

Western Art’s Legacy and Future

A display of paintings and sculpture from many of the most recognized artists working in the Western genre visualizes its historic roots and present...

Rain and Revelry in Maui

Some of us were in Maui last week. Twenty-five artists participated in the Maui Plein Air Painting Invitational in Hawaii, February 15-23, with a...

Featured Artwork: Anastasia Dukhanina

"Yard in Romni, Ukraine" Oil 20 x 32 in. $ 2,600 Born and raised in St. Petersburg (Russia), Anastasia Dukhanina is one of the finest young Russian painters....

Rare Retrospective for American Artist William Glackens

The largest and most comprehensive study of William Glackens in nearly 50 years demonstrates the artist's significant role in American art history.  "William Glackens," the first...

Featured Artwork: Nancy Silvia

“Abiquiu Lake Morning” Pastel 18 x 18 in. $1,100www.nancysilvia.com Growing up near the ocean in Connecticut, Nancy Silvia says one of her earliest visual memories is of the...

Crowd-Sourcing Curatorial: Impressionist Exhibition Allows Public to Choose

With its most recent installation, the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston has invited the public to engage in the curatorial process and select...

California Watercolor Association Unveils Exhibition and Award-Winning Works

Among the finest shows of watercolor in the country, the California Watercolor Association National Exhibition displays the best from 70 premier painters.   The 44th National Exhibition of...

First Exhibition to Survey Art of Jules Tavernier

Artist, illustrator, and adventurer Jules Tavernier used an academic training to record his travels through California and Hawaii, creating lasting images of the local...

March 27: AD20/21 Art & Design Fair

Boston hosts an exhibition and sale of fine art and design objects from the 20th and 21st centuries in AD20/21.   AD20/21: Art & Design of...

July 11: Crested Butte Landscape Exhibition

Oh-Be-Joyful Gallery in Crested Butte, Colorado, hosts an exhibition of new landscapes by some of the country’s finest painters.   The “Paint Paradise” exhibition at Oh-Be-Joyful...

EXHIBITIONS: Oak Group, the Florida Four

PACE faculty member Marcia Burtt is one of the artists featured in a fundraiser show in Santa Barbara, and four notable Southern artists get...

April 8: Bonhams California & Western Art Sale

One of the world’s premier auctioneers for California Impressionist and Western paintings, Bonhams hosts a sale in these categories on April 8.   Bonhams hosts its...

April 10: Figurative Painters at Mountainsong Galleries

A group of distinguished figurative painters will exhibit their works and demonstrate their skills at Mountainsong Galleries in Carmel-by-the-Sea.   On April 11-12, Zhiwei Tu; Clayton...

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